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Odisha Government will introduce electric bus service in the State soon

Bhubaneswar:20/7/19: The State Government will introduce electric bus service in the State soon.

Science and Technology Minister Ashok Chandra Panda today informed the Assembly that the State Government is contemplating to start electric bus service in big cities like Bhubaneswar, Puri and Cuttack.

Responding to question on air pollution in urban areas, the Minister said that the State Government will sign a MoU to implement the facility.

“In order to promote clean and green energy, we will soon introduce electric buses within 100 km range in Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Puri,” informed Panda.

Notably, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharam while presenting annual Budget recently said announced reduction of GST on electric vehicles.

About Ashok Palit

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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